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Toy Saxophone

Donor Name:
Bruce Hughes Fund  Search this
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Dr. Eugene I. Knez  Search this
Object Type:
Saxophone
Place:
Sam Jong Dong Village (Samjeongdong), Kimhae District (Gimhae), Kyongsang-namdo (Gyeongsangnam-do), South Korea, Asia
Accession Date:
1977-Jul-05
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
328271
USNM Number:
E418677-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8450600

Selmer C-Melody Tenor Saxophone

Maker:
Conn, Ltd., C.G.  Search this
C. G. Conn Ltd.  Search this
Measurements:
saxophone: 22 in x 8 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 55.88 cm x 22.225 cm x 13.0175 cm
neck: 9 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 7/16 in; 22.86 cm x 8.255 cm x 3.65125 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Credit Line:
Gift of James E. Frew family
ID Number:
1979.0863.01
Catalog number:
1979.0863.01
Accession number:
1979.0863
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
America on the Move
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606311

Selmer Alto Saxophone, used by Willie Smith

User:
Smith, Willie  Search this
Maker:
Selmer, Henri  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
saxophone: 22 in x 8 3/8 in x 4 13/16 in; 55.88 cm x 21.2725 cm x 12.22375 cm
neck: 7 1/4 in x 3 in x 4 13/16 in; 18.415 cm x 7.62 cm x 12.22375 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Credit Line:
Gift of Fischella Smith
ID Number:
1990.0087.01
Catalog number:
1990.0087.01
Accession number:
1990.0087
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606978

Selmer Tenor Saxophone used by John Coltrane

User:
Coltrane, John  Search this
Maker:
Selmer, Henri  Search this
Physical Description:
brass, organic material, felt, leather; cork (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 34 in x 6 in x 6 in; 86.36 cm x 15.24 cm x 15.24 cm
saxophone: 29 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in x 6 in; 75.565 cm x 27.305 cm x 15.24 cm
neck: 8 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 20.955 cm x 9.2075 cm x 4.1275 cm
mouthpiece: 4 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1965
Credit Line:
Gift of Jowcol Music LLC
ID Number:
2014.0048.01
Accession number:
2014.0048
Catalog number:
2014.0048.01
Serial number:
125571
Patent number:
2710558
2846917
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1590825
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Alto saxophone owned and played by Charlie Parker

Manufactured by:
H. N. White Company, American, 1893 - 1965  Search this
Otto Link & Co. Inc., American, founded 1931  Search this
Rico, American, founded 1928  Search this
Used by:
Charlie Parker, American, 1920 - 1955  Search this
Owned by:
Charlie Parker, American, 1920 - 1955  Search this
Medium:
brass (alloy), silver, mother of pearl, cork (bark)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (assembled saxophone): 26 3/4 × 5 1/8 × 13 3/4 in. (68 × 13 × 35 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1a): 22 1/16 × 8 7/8 × 4 3/4 in. (56 × 22.5 × 12 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1b): 7 1/2 × 1 15/16 × 1 9/16 in. (19 × 5 × 4 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1c): 7/8 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (2.2 × 3 × 3 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1d): 3 1/8 × 1 × 1 in. (8 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1e): 2 9/16 × 9/16 × 1/8 in. (6.5 × 1.5 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1f): 3 1/8 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (8 × 3 × 3 cm)
H x W x D (2019.10.1g): 13/16 × 1 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (2 × 3 × 3 cm)
Type:
saxophones
Place made:
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.10.1a-g
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.10.1a-g
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Man playing Saxophone

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 7/8 in x 9 7/8 in; 20.0025 cm x 25.0825 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Subject:
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of James and Georganne Garfinkel
ID Number:
2017.0103.0004
Accession number:
2017.0103
Catalog number:
2017.0103.0004
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Music & Musical Instruments
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1840128

The First Saxophone Was Made of Wood

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_40dc760647fcf6981bf1820e879da69d

Photographic print of children watching a saxophone player

Created by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Charles Matthews  Search this
Harry Abels  Search this
Jackie Butler  Search this
Beverly Butler  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 16 × 20 1/16 in. (40.6 × 51 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 12 7/8 × 16 11/16 in. (32.7 × 42.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Dance  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
United States--Social life and customs  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
2014.302.24
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.302.24
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Saxophone

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1907-1953
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0300.S21, Subseries 21.18
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 21: Musical Instruments
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s21-ref481

Alto Saxophone

Measurements:
saxophone: 23 1/4 in x 9 in x 5 1/8 in; 59.055 cm x 22.86 cm x 13.0175 cm
mouthpiece: 3 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.255 cm x 2.8575 cm
neck: 6 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 16.8275 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Date made:
ca 1927
Credit Line:
Gift of Juliana Sivik Samoriski
ID Number:
MI.79.07
Catalog number:
79.07
Accession number:
1978.2532
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_606320

Selmer Alto Saxophone

Maker:
Selmer, Henri  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 57 cm x 12.5 cm; 22 7/16 in x 4 15/16 in
mouthpiece: 3 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
Saxophone
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1934
Credit Line:
Gift of Jack Siefert
ID Number:
1998.0240.02
Serial number:
19513
Accession number:
1998.0240
Catalog number:
1998.0240.02
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1211805

LeBlanc Soprano Saxophone

Maker:
LeBlanc  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 64.6 cm x 9.2 cm; 25 7/16 in x 3 5/8 in
saxophone: 25 7/16 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 64.61125 cm x 8.89 cm x 9.525 cm
mouthpiece: 2 1/2 in x 1 in; 6.35 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
1946-1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Jack Siefert
ID Number:
1998.0240.01
Serial number:
17225
Accession number:
1998.0240
Catalog number:
1998.0240.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1211803

Le Tumulte Noir/Band on Black

Artist:
Paul Colin, 27 Jun 1892 - 17 Aug 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Color lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 42.4cm x 31.8cm (16 11/16" x 12 1/2")
Sheet: 47.9cm x 31.9cm (18 7/8" x 12 9/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1927
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Tuba  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trombone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.91.199.17A
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1997 Estate of Paul Colin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.199.17A

Jazz [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Dancing Girl [painting] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Carroll, John 1892-1959  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1926-1928
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Performing Arts--Dance--Jazz  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Saxophone  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0077755
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_77756

Gautrot-Marquest Alto Saxophone

Measurements:
saxophone: 21 1/8 in x 7 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 53.6575 cm x 18.7325 cm x 11.43 cm
neck: 5 15/16 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 15.08125 cm x 8.255 cm x 3.81 cm
mouthpiece: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
ca 1900
ID Number:
MI.210928
Accession number:
38127
Catalog number:
210928
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119532

Gautrot-Marquet Soprano Saxophone

Measurements:
saxophone: 24 5/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 62.5475 cm x 7.3025 cm
mouthpiece: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Place made:
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Date made:
ca 1900
ID Number:
MI.210927
Catalog number:
210927
Accession number:
38127
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1119533

Arrangements for Saxophone

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
26 Items
Container:
Box 62, Folder A
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Includes: "Fantasy in F Minor" and "When You Hear Jackson Moan on His Saxophone" from So Long Letty.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 21: Musical Instruments
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s21-ref482

F.E. Olds & Son Alto Saxophone

Maker:
Olds & Son, F.E.  Search this
F. E. Olds & Son  Search this
Measurements:
saxophone: 22 1/2 in x 8 3/8 in x 6 in; 57.15 cm x 21.2725 cm x 15.24 cm
neck: 6 15/16 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 17.62125 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
saxophone
Credit Line:
Gift of Shelly J. Foote
ID Number:
1992.0119.01
Accession number:
1992.0119
Catalog number:
1992.0119.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_607136

Le Tumulte Noir/Band on Black

Artist:
Paul Colin, 27 Jun 1892 - 17 Aug 1985  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Group  Search this
Medium:
Lithograph with pochoir coloring on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 45.8cm x 30.7cm (18 1/16" x 12 1/16")
Sheet: 47cm x 31.9cm (18 1/2" x 12 9/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1927
Topic:
Caricature  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Trumpet  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Drum  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.91.199.18B
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1997 Estate of Paul Colin / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.91.199.18B

Saxophone

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1926
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 36: Folios and Songbooks
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s36-aspace-nmah-ac-0300-s37-ref215

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